18 On the third day Joseph said to them, “I fear God(A)—do this and you will live. 19 If you are honest, let one of you[a] be confined to the guardhouse, while the rest of you go and take grain to relieve the hunger of your households. 20 Bring your youngest brother to me so that your words can be confirmed; then you won’t die.” And they consented to this.

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Footnotes

  1. 42:19 Lit your brothers

23 Then you said to your servants, ‘If your younger brother does not come down with you, you will not see me again.’(A)

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